Angola + 10 more

Southern Africa Floods Situation Update# 2

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Situation Report
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This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern & Eastern Africa (ROSEA). It covers the period from 21 to 26 January 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 02 February 2011.

I. HIGHLIGHTS / KEY PRIORITIES

- The Zambezi River continues to rise due to heavy rainfall; along the Angola-Zambia border by more than one metre over the weekend;

- Also in Namibia, the river at Katima Mulilo is predicted over the next 7 to 10 days to reach critical levels;

- Mozambique has declared a Red Alert and is responding to flooding in its central and southern regions; and

- The Government of South Africa has declared a national disaster.

- A map of the impacts can be found on Page 9.

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